Re: PHPNuke license
On Thu, Mar 06, 2003 at 06:36:08PM -0500, Don Armstrong wrote:
> On Thu, 06 Mar 2003, David Turner wrote:
> > On Tue, 2003-03-04 at 14:19, John Goerzen wrote:
> >> BUT -- (2)(c) ONLY takes effect if the user is distributing the
> >> source to a modified program AND that program is intractive.
> > No! (2)(c) doesn't contain the first part of that -- it doesn't
> > require distribution! See my other messages in this thread.
> You're ignoring 2 itself:
> 2. You may modify your copy or copies of the Program or any
> portion of it, thus forming a work based on the Program, and copy
> and distribute such modifications or work under the terms of
> Section 1 above, provided that you also meet all of these
What exactly am I ignoring here? Nothing here seems to require that I
distribute modified copies. In fact, the  you cited agrees with me.
> Additionally, fair use itself limits even the applicability of the
> copyright, as explained in   and .
> Don Armstrong
> 1: http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2003/debian-legal-200303/msg00121.html
> 2: http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2003/debian-legal-200303/msg00168.html
> 3: http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2003/debian-legal-200303/msg00261.html
> 4: http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html
> "There's nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the
> right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself." Bach